Mary Peek, PhD

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs-GSBS

  • 2624 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
19962019

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 2624 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
  • 73 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
2019

Psychological and Biological Pathways Linking Perceived Neighborhood Characteristics and Body Mass Index

Chirinos, D. A., Garcini, L. M., Seiler, A., Murdock, K. W., Peek, M., Stowe, R. P. & Fagundes, C., Aug 16 2019, In : Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. 53, 9, p. 827-838 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

An Evaluation of Perceived Health Risk and Depressive Symptoms before a Disaster in Predicting Postdisaster Inflammation

Murdock, K. W., Stowe, R. P., Peek, M., Lawrence, S. L. & Fagundes, C. P., Jan 1 2018, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 80, 1, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Stress and health behaviors as potential mediators of the relationship between neighborhood quality and allostatic load

Buschmann, R. N., Prochaska, J., Cutchin, M. P. & Peek, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of work-family conflict and job insecurity on psychological distress

Mutambudzi, M., Javed, Z., Kaul, S., Prochaska, J. & Peek, M., Nov 1 2017, In : Occupational Medicine. 67, 8, p. 637-640 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathways linking racial/ethnic discrimination and sleep among U.S.-born and foreign-born Latinxs

Garcini, L. M., Chirinos, D. A., Murdock, K. W., Seiler, A., LeRoy, A. S., Peek, M., Cutchin, M. P. & Fagundes, C., Dec 21 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Subjective neighborhood assessment and physical inactivity: An examination of neighborhood-level variance

Prochaska, J., Buschmann, R. N., Jupiter, D., Mutambudzi, M. & Peek, M., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Preventive Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telomere length and neighborhood circumstances: Evaluating biological response to unfavorable exposures

Lynch, S. M., Mitra, N., Ravichandran, K., Mitchell, J., Spangler, E., Zhou, W., Paskett, E. D., Gehlert, S., DeGraffinreid, C., Stowe, R., Dubowitz, T., Riethman, H., Branas, C. C., Peek, M. & Rebbeck, T. R., Apr 1 2017, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 26, 4, p. 553-560 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016
1 Scopus citations

Race,ethnicity, psychosocial factors, and telomere length in a multicenter setting

Lynch, S. M., Peek, M., Mitra, N., Ravichandran, K., Branas, C., Spangler, E., Zhou, W., Paskett, E. D., Gehlert, S., Degraffinreid, C., Rebbeck, T. R. & Riethman, H., Jan 11 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 1, e0146723.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

The effect of self-reported health on latent herpesvirus reactivation and inflammation in an ethnically diverse sample

Murdock, K. W., Fagundes, C. P., Peek, M., Vohra, V. & Stowe, R. P., Oct 1 2016, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 72, p. 113-118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations
2015

Stability in cognitive function over 18 years: Prevalence and predictors among older Mexican Americans

Howrey, B., Raji, M., Masel, M. M. & Peek, M., 2015, In : Current Alzheimer Research. 12, 7, p. 614-621 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2014
5 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
2013

Aging, health, and families in the hispanic population: Evolution of a paradigm

Markides, K., Angel, R. J. & Peek, M., Jan 1 2013, Kinship and Cohort in an Aging Society: From Generation to Generation. Johns Hopkins University Press, p. 314-332 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations

Neighborhood Hispanic composition and depressive symptoms among Mexican-descent residents of Texas City, Texas

Shell, A. M., Peek, M. & Eschbach, K., Dec 2013, In : Social Science and Medicine. 99, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2012

Culture and couples: Does partner disability differentially influence mental health across Mexico and the us?

Peek, M., Perez, N. & Stimpson, J. P., Jan 1 2012, Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Population. Springer US, p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Life-space mobility in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older

Al Snih al snih, S., Peek, M., Sawyer, P., Markides, K., Allman, R. M. & Ottenbacher, K., Mar 2012, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60, 3, p. 532-537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Reactivation of herpes simplex virus type 1 is associated with cytomegalovirus and age

Stowe, R. P., Peek, M., Cutchin, M. P. & Goodwin, J., Nov 2012, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 84, 11, p. 1797-1802 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
32 Scopus citations

The effect of marriage on utilization of colorectal endoscopy exam in the United States

Stimpson, J. P., Wilson, F. A., Watanabe-Galloway, S. & Peek, M., Oct 2012, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 36, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2011

Allostatic load in an environmental riskscape: The role of stressors and gender

Mair, C. A., Cutchin, M. P. & Peek, M., Jul 2011, In : Health and Place. 17, 4, p. 978-987 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

A population-based study of job stress in Mexican Americans, non-hispanic blacks, and non-hispanic whites

Perez, N., Franzini, L., Freeman, D. H., Ju, H. & Peek, M., May 2011, In : Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 33, 2, p. 221-233 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
25 Scopus citations

Protective neighborhoods: Neighborhood proportion of Mexican Americans and depressive symptoms in very old Mexican Americans

Gerst, K., Miranda, P. Y., Eschbach, K., Sheffield, K. M., Peek, M. & Markides, K., Feb 2011, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 59, 2, p. 353-358 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The effect of acculturation on frailty among older Mexican Americans

Masel, M. C., Howrey, B. & Peek, M., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 23, 4, p. 704-713 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2010

Allostatic load among non-hispanic whites, non-hispanic blacks, and people of mexican origin: Effects of ethnicity, nativity, and acculturation

Peek, M., Cutchin, M. P., Salinas, J. J., Sheffield, K. M., Eschbach, K., Stowe, R. P. & Goodwin, J., May 1 2010, In : American Journal of Public Health. 100, 5, p. 940-946 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Education and physical activity mediate the relationship between ethnicity and cognitive function in late middle-aged adults

Masel, M. C., Raji, M. & Peek, M., Jun 2010, In : Ethnicity and Health. 15, 3, p. 283-302 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Herpesvirus reactivation and socioeconomic position: A community-based study

Stowe, R. P., Peek, M., Perez, N., Yetman, D. L., Cutchin, M. P. & Goodwin, J., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 64, 8, p. 666-671 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Plasma cytokine levels in a population-based study: Relation to age and ethnicity

Stowe, R. P., Peek, M., Cutchin, M. P. & Goodwin, J., Apr 2010, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 65 A, 4, p. 429-433 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations

Religious involvement and physical functioning among older Mexican Americans

Berges, I. M., Kuo, Y. F., Peek, M. & Markides, K., Jan 1 2010, In : Hallym International Journal of Aging. 12, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2009

Environmental hazards and stress: Evidence from the Texas City Stress and Health Study

Peek, M., Cutchin, M. P., Freeman, D., Stowe, R. P. & Goodwin, J., Oct 2009, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 63, 10, p. 792-798 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Ethnic Differences in Cognitive Function Over Time

Masel, M. C. & Peek, M., Nov 2009, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 19, 11, p. 778-783 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
62 Scopus citations
2008
10 Scopus citations

Work Experience and Gender Differences in Chronic Disease Risk in Older Mexicans

Salinas, J. J. & Peek, M., Aug 2008, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 18, 8, p. 628-630 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2007

Census disability rates among older people by race/ethnicity and type of hispanic origin

Markides, K., Eschbach, K., Ray, L. A. & Peek, M., 2007, tThe Health of Aging Hispanics: The Mexican-Origin Population. Springer New York, p. 26-39 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

57 Scopus citations

Effect of immigrant status on risk of depressive symptoms associated with spouse's chronic conditions

Stimpson, J. P., Eschbach, K. & Peek, M., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 9, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Health concordance within couples: A systematic review

Meyler, D., Stimpson, J. P. & Peek, M., Jun 2007, In : Social Science and Medicine. 64, 11, p. 2297-2310 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

227 Scopus citations

Health related quality of life in older Mexican Americans with diabetes: A cross-sectional study

Graham, J. E., Stoebner-May, D. G., Ostir, G. V., Al Snih al snih, S., Peek, M., Markides, K. & Ottenbacher, K., Jul 12 2007, In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 5, 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Risk of Mortality Related to Widowhood in Older Mexican Americans

Stimpson, J. P., Kuo, Y. F., Ray, L. A., Raji, M. & Peek, M., Apr 2007, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 17, 4, p. 313-319 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2006

Acculturation and self-esteem among older Mexican Americans

Meyler, D., Stimpson, J. P. & Peek, M., Mar 2006, In : Aging and Mental Health. 10, 2, p. 182-186 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
40 Scopus citations

Depression and mental health among older Mexican American spouses

Stimpson, J. P., Peek, M. & Markides, K., Jul 1 2006, In : Aging and Mental Health. 10, 4, p. 386-393 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Examining the role of acculturation in health behaviors of older Mexican Americans

Masel, M. C., Rudkin-Miniot, L. & Peek, M., Nov 2006, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 30, 6, p. 684-699 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Shared health behaviors among older Mexican American spouses

Stimpson, J. P., Masel, M. C., Rudkin-Miniot, L. & Peek, M., Sep 2006, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 30, 5, p. 495-502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Well-being in older Mexican American spouses

Peek, M., Stimpson, J. P., Townsend, A. L. & Markides, K., Apr 2006, In : Gerontologist. 46, 2, p. 258-265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations